Quiz On Nouns And Adjectives

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Is your grammar knowledge good enough to identify nouns and adjectives? Take up the quiz based on these two parts of speech and check your knowledge regarding the same. A noun is a word that refers to an object, place, or thing, whereas an adjective describes the qualities of those nouns. The following quiz asks which words are adjectives and which are nouns. If you want to practice your English grammar skills, give this quiz a try. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    George Washington is an example of .

    • A.

      Common noun 

    • B.

      Proper noun 

    • C.

      Concrete noun 

    • D.

      Abstract noun 

    Correct Answer
    B. Proper noun 
    Explanation
    George Washington is an example of a proper noun because it refers to a specific person, in this case, the first president of the United States. Proper nouns always begin with a capital letter and are used to identify a particular individual, place, organization, or thing. In contrast, common nouns are general names for people, places, things, or ideas, while concrete nouns refer to tangible objects that can be perceived through the senses, and abstract nouns represent ideas, qualities, or states of being.

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  • 2. 

    Which noun below is a collective noun?

    • A.

      Women

    • B.

      Duck

    • C.

      Family 

    • D.

      Children 

    Correct Answer
    C. Family 
    Explanation
    A collective noun is a word that represents a group of individuals. In this case, "family" is a collective noun because it represents a group of people who are related by blood or marriage and live together in the same household.

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  • 3. 

    "The dog quickly ran to his owner" tell the type of noun for the word in red 

    • A.

      Abstract noun

    • B.

      Concrete noun

    • C.

      Proper noun

    • D.

      None of these 

    Correct Answer
    B. Concrete noun
    Explanation
    The word "owner" in the sentence is a concrete noun because it refers to a tangible, physical object or person that can be perceived by the senses. In this case, the owner is a specific individual who can be seen and interacted with.

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  • 4. 

    Choose the type of noun to which the given word belongs. Truth.

    • A.

      Abstract name 

    • B.

      Collective noun 

    • C.

      Common noun 

    • D.

      Proper noun 

    Correct Answer
    A. Abstract name 
    Explanation
    The word "truth" refers to a concept or idea rather than a specific person, place, or thing. It does not refer to a group or collection of things either. Therefore, it can be categorized as an abstract noun, which represents something that cannot be perceived by the senses.

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  • 5. 

    We are going to New York next month". Tell the proper noun in the sentence.

    • A.

      We

    • B.

      Month

    • C.

      New York

    • D.

      Going 

    Correct Answer
    C. New York
    Explanation
    The proper noun in the sentence is "New York". A proper noun is a specific name used for an individual person, place, or organization. In this sentence, "New York" refers to a specific location, which makes it a proper noun.

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  • 6. 

    "These are Indian boys." Which one of the following is the adjective in the sentence?

    • A.

      These 

    • B.

      Are 

    • C.

      Indian

    • D.

      Boys 

    Correct Answer
    C. Indian
    Explanation
    The adjective in the sentence is "Indian" because it describes the noun "boys." It specifies the nationality or origin of the boys, indicating that they are from India.

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  • 7. 

    The adjective is ________?

    • A.

      Don't

    • B.

      Jump

    • C.

      From

    • D.

      Cute 

    Correct Answer
    D. Cute 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "cute" because "cute" is an adjective that describes a noun. In this case, it is describing an unspecified noun that is being referred to by the sentence fragment "don't jump from."

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  • 8. 

    Give the candies to the crying baby. the adjective is______.

    • A.

      Candies 

    • B.

      Baby

    • C.

      Crying 

    • D.

      Give 

    Correct Answer
    C. Crying 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "crying". In this sentence, "crying" is used as an adjective to describe the baby. It indicates that the baby is in a state of distress or sadness, and giving the candies to the crying baby implies that the candies may help to comfort or calm the baby.

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  • 9. 

    You should eat a boiled egg every day. the adjective here is ________.

    • A.

      She 

    • B.

      Should

    • C.

      Boiled

    • D.

      Eat

    Correct Answer
    C. Boiled
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "boiled" because it describes the type of egg that should be eaten every day.

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  • 10. 

    My father is a retired teacher . The adjective is _____.

    • A.

      Father

    • B.

      Retired

    • C.

      Is 

    • D.

      Teacher

    Correct Answer
    B. Retired
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Retired" because it describes the current status of the father, indicating that he is no longer working as a teacher.

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